Attracting further investment and jobs in regional South Australia

Carmody’s Hill windfarm forecasted to deliver $A115-130 economic benefit.

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Sector Infrastructure
Sub-sector Renewables
Location Australia


With its strong wind resource and proximity to the national transmission grid, the Carmody’s Hill wind farm development will support further investment and job creation in regional South Australia. Construction is expected to commence in 2022.


Together with Georgetown Hills Renewable Energy, Macquarie Capital is developing the Carmody’s Hill wind farm, a high quality onshore wind farm development with up to 270MW capacity, c. 180km north of Adelaide, South Australia.


Carmody's Hill Wind Farm development is expected to commence construction in 2022.

Equivalent to powering 179,000 homes

with renewable energy once operational1

688,000 tonnes

of reduced CO2 emissions per annum once operational2

$A115-130 million

forecasted economic benefit during the construction and operational phases

Creating 200 direct and 320 indirect jobs

during construction and 20 full time and support roles (up to five direct and three indirect local to the project) during the operation and maintenance phase

  1.  Based on an average Australian house usage of 5,200kwh.
  2.  Based on average Electricity Sector Emissions 2018/19 0.739 CO2e/MWh (Australian Government Clean Energy Regulator).

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